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The Arts Centre | Fatfield, Washington, England
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Small but good variety of real ales

Don't get the chance to visit here as often as we'd like but when we do we always enjoy the atmosphere, food, company and my hubby would highly recommend the beers! Well worth a visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Carol&Gerard
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Washington, Tyne and Wear, England
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Washington, Tyne and Wear, England
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90 reviews 90 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Don't get the chance to visit here as often as we'd like but when we do we always enjoy the atmosphere, food, company and my hubby would highly recommend the beers! Well worth a visit.

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Newcastle
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

A good variety of beers, well chilled wines and a reasonable choice of food on offer. Although a little small and can be quite noisy it is a comfortable place to meet up and have a good meal with excellent quality drinks.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Often visit here for lunch and I am never disappointed. There is always a nice atmosphere and the staff are very friendly. The food is always good and very reasonable. A good varied choice on the menu. I have visited here as a couple and with the family and I have never heard anyone complain. I would strongly recommend trying... More 

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Washington, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great food at resonable prices from a varied menu, which should suit any pocket. Great range of ales from the bar.

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Durham, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I have eaten here several times now, lunch times and early evening before a performance at the small theatre, which is part of the complex, and have never been disappointed yet. Pub Grub at it's best, Do not miss out on the chips they are fab. The staff are really friendly and cannot do enough to help you. The cost... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Visited with three friends for a light lunch. The food was very tasty and we weren't waiting long for it. Would definitely go back to try the 3 course set menu. Would have been 5 stars, but unfortunately I felt it was quite crammed inside (despite not being full of people) the tables were very close together and the overall... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Nice little place a bit off the beaten track in a small arts centre complex. Cosy relaxed bistro style offering excellent food and a wide selection of real ales on hand pulls. Check opening times, always excellent value for money. Nice size portions, friendly attentive staff. Lovely chips!!

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washington, tyne & wear
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This bar/restaurant is a little gem and is tucked away at the Arts centre. Brilliant choice of real ale and the food is good value for money.

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Washington, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

Can't beat the courtyard for a cheap good value meal of a high quality - the chips are some of the best I've ever had

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Washington, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I booked for mother's day and will not be returning. We were a party of 4 and were out on the smallest table. Barely big enough for 2 people. We expressed our concern and asked to be moved but was told basically no. The plates didn't fit on the table and we had to put the veg and gravy on... More 

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  • Address: The Arts Centre | Fatfield, Washington, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Washington

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

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